Modern Mexican Buffet

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Create the perfect buffet for you and your guests for that true south of border experience. Don’t forget to complement your buffet with one of our signature margaritas or sangrias.

Fresh Salsa Bar

Choice of dips to start your buffet includes local corn tortilla chips and Mexican chicharrones. Spice levels range from mild, medium and hot.

Spice Level Chart: * Mild ** Medium *** Hot

Raw Salsas

** Pico De Gallo Amarillo red and yellow tomatoes – jalapeno – onions – cilantro
* Tomatillo and Oranges tomatillos – oranges – serranos – onions – cilantro
** Pineapple and Tomato Salsa pineapple- habaneros – yellow peppers -red onions

Cooked Salsas

** Molcajete Roja chunky roma tomatoes – jalapenos – garlic – onions – cilantro
** Salsa Verde roasted tomatillos – serrano peppers – garlic – cilantro
** Fried Serrano Chile blackened serranos – onion – garlic – olive oil
** Tomatillo with Chipotle roasted tomatillo – mora chipotle chiles – roasted garlic
*** Spicy Jalisco Style árbol chile – garlic – cumin seed – apple cider vinegar – ginger
*** Habanero Salsa blackened habanero – tomatoes – onions – garlic – cumin

Guacamoles and Dips

* Signature chunky avocado – pistachios – oranges – onions – roasted poblano peppers
* Seafood smooth guacamole – shrimp – green onions – paprika – lime juice
** Classic Smooth Texture Hass avocado – onions – cilantro – lime – jalapeno
* Fruit chunky avocado – peaches – grapes – onion – serrano peppers – coconut flakes
* Chorizo and Queso Dip local chorizo – Oaxacan cheese – cilantro
* Cilantro Mousse fresh cilantro – garlic – cream cheese – creme- serrano pepper
Elote Corn Dip fresh corn – garlic mayo – cilantro – lime – cotija cheese

New Mexican Platter

Baja Style Shrimp Cocktail – Warm Queso Dip – Mojecte Red Salsa – Tomatillo and Avocado Salsa – Signature Guacamole – Corn Tortilla Chips – Chiccaron Skin – Raw and Pickled Vegetables- Green Bean Salad

Create Your Own Taco Bar

Choose from the following proteins to create your own customized tacos with a choice of accouterments. Inclusive with each taco bar is locally made flour and corn tortillas, queso fresco, Oaxaca cheese, shredded cabbage. romaine lettuce, key limes and diced cilantro with white onions.

Carne Asada


three chile adobo marinated flank steak grilled to perfection

Pineapple and Pork Al Pastor


pork loin with achiote paste, pineapples and onions

Chicken Tinga

sweet and spicy braised chicken breast with tomato sauce

Citrus and Herb Chicken

chicken breast with fresh herbs, lime zest, garlic and olive oil

Tequila Shrimp

sautéed shrimp with tomatoes, garlic, lime, tequila and chile flake

Ranchero Beef

braised chuck with guajillo adobo paste, tomatoes, onions and beef stock

Pork Carnitas

24 hour marinated pork butt with Mexican spices, roasted and shredded

Chicken Breast with Chorizo

chicken breast with local chorizo, onions and cilantro

Beer Battered Mexican Bass

Dos Equis beer – club soda – corn flour – paprika

Portobello Mushroom Fajitas

portobello and crimini mushrooms with green bell peppers, onions and avocado sauce

Enchilada Station

Innovative style enchiladas with locally made corn tortillas

New Mexican Stacked Enchiladas

Stacked corn tortillas with a slowly braised meat sauce, Oaxacan cheese and white onions. Served with a spicy New Mexican chile sauce

Chicken Enchiladas Al Pastor

Achiote marinated chicken thighs with roasted corn kernels and cilantro. Served with a poblano- tomatillo sauce and Mexican crème

Black Bean and Chorizo Enchiladas

Triangular folded corn tortillas with black bean puree sauce, local chorizo, cotija cheese, pico de gallo and Mexican creme

Tuscan Kale and White Bean Enchiladas

Braised kale, cannellini beans and cotija cheese served with a tomato-serrano sauce

Ranchero Shredded Beef Enchiladas


Slow braised chuck roast with guajillo chile adobo paste, orange juice and beef broth. Served with raw onions and tomato-serrano sauce

Seafood Enchiladas

Jumbo Mexican shrimp, lump crab meat, queso fresco, green onions and cilantro. Served with a roasted poblano cream sauce

Spinach and Queso Fresco Enchiladas

Queso fresco and sauteed spinach with chile flakes and garlic. Served with a silky chipotle cream sauce

Mexican Specialties

Optional selections to complement your buffet

Chorizo Stuffed Pork Loin

Pork tenderloin stuffed with chorizo, cornbread and poblano peppers. Served with a red pepper jelly.

Tampico Style Beef Tenderloin

Whole roasted beef tenderloin served over folded green chile enchiladas and pico de gallo

Ranchero Meatballs

Pork and beef meatballs with pork rinds and spicy tomato sauce

Spanish Paella ( minimum 10 guests )

Classic rice dish with chicken, Spanish chorizo, calamari, shrimp, clams, red bell peppers and peas served with lemon wedges and paprika

Arrachera New York Strip Loin

Whole roasted New York strip served with avocado puree and sautéed poblano pepper-onion mixture

Chipotle- Barbecued Baby Back Ribs

Slow cooked and marinated pork baby back ribs served with a smoky chipotle BBQ sauce

Chicken Tomatillo

Slow braised chicken thighs and drumsticks with a tangy green chile – tomatillo sauce

Green Posole Stew

Mexican soup with hominy, pork, tomatillo and green chile. Served with a side of radishes, cilantro, onions and cabbage

Citrus & Chile Braised Short Ribs

Slow braised beef short ribs with orange, arbol chile and Mexican spices

Texas Tostadas

Fried corn tortilla shell with guacamole, shredded lettuce, queso fresco and pico de gallo

Side Dishes

Choice of 2 to 4 selections to complete your buffet

Christmas Eve Salad

seasonal greens with orange segments, radishes, pickled onions, pine nuts and jicama. Served with a jalapeno-vinaigrette

Mexican Tomato Salad

heirloom tomatoes with Oaxaca cheese and serrano ham

Calabacitas

zucchini, corn and tomatoes with creamy cheese sauce

Mexican Red Rice

long grain white rice with garlic, onions and fire roasted tomatoes

Drunken Beans

slow cooked pinto beans with poblano chile, tomato, bacon and beer

Refried Beans

crushed pinto beans with butter and roasted garlic

Chipotle Mashed Potato

mashed potatoes with garlic and chipotle butter

Mexican Street Corn

grilled corn with chipotle aioli, cotija cheese and hot sauce

Sweet Corn Cake Casserole

ground masa, cornmeal, butter and sugar casserole

Green Bean Salad


queso fresco vinaigrette, radishes, red onions and tomatoes

Tijuana Caesar Salad

traditional preparation from “Caesars” restaurant back in 1924

Verde Rice

long grain white rice cooked with poblano chiles, cilantro and spinach

Arroz Con Crema

white rice with poblanos, chihuahua cheese, roasted corn and creme

Papas con Chorizo

sauteed potatoes, onions, bell peppers and chorizo

Frijoles Negro

whole black beans with onions, queso fresco and cilantro

Grilled Vegetable Medley

grilled zucchini, yellow squash, red bell pepper and red onions

Butternut Squash Hash

sauteed butternut squash with poblano peppers and onions

Desserts

Classic Mexican Desserts

Choco- Flan

Half flan and half chocolate cake served with whipped cream and fresh berries

Mexican Churros

Cinnamon and sugar donuts served with chocolate and strawberry dipping sauce

Bananas Almendrado

Sauteed bananas with almond tequila and brown sugar served over vanilla ice cream

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